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Beryl var. Red Beryl (Bixbite) from Wah Wah Mountains, Beaver County, Utah

 
Beryl var. Red Beryl (Bixbite) from Wah Wah Mountains, Beaver County, Utah

Beryl var. Red Beryl (Bixbite) from Wah Wah Mountains, Beaver County, Utah

DESCRIPTION:No. 43152
Mineral:Beryl var. Red Beryl (Bixbite)
Locality:Wah Wah Mountains, Beaver County, Utah
Description:Large red-violet crystal of bixbite, the rare red variety of beryl, with white rhyolite matrix on the base. The beryl crystal is hexagonal form, has smooth crystal faces, and is translucent. The rear is incomplete where it was attached to matrix.
Overall Size:12x7x6 mm
Crystals:12 mm
Status: Sold - Posted here for reference only
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